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Newswise: Valent BioSciences Joins the International Phytobiomes Alliance

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Valent BioSciences Joins the International Phytobiomes Alliance

International Phytobiomes Alliance

Valent BioSciences Joins the International Phytobiomes Alliance, both partners announced today

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11-Jun-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 713987

A bean for all seasons?

Case Western Reserve University

An Ohio biologist and partners at universities from three different African countries assert that the hardy-but-humble Marama bean could someday rise up as a new alternative crop in the often-arid climates of developing countries, while its drought- and pest-resistant properties may also be able to be transferred to other plant species in need of protection against climate change.

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6-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Consumers want food labelling details spoon-fed

Article ID: 713983

Consumers want food labelling details spoon-fed

University of Delaware

Consumers want information on bioengineered foods spoon-fed. Respondents in a new survey almost never used their own device to scan a QR code, while half accessed information when a separate device was made available. The results could help food industry leaders to better communicate with consumers.

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5-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713980

Limiting warming to 2 degrees C will require emission cuts across entire food system

International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

Feeding 10 billion people and keeping Earth from overheating this century require not only major changes to agriculture, but transformation of the entire food system, according to a new review

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5-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Cornell program educates onion farmers to fight pests, cut chemical sprays

Article ID: 713885

Cornell program educates onion farmers to fight pests, cut chemical sprays

Cornell University

Until recently, New York onion farmers had just two insecticide options for controlling onion thrips, a pervasive insect pest, and neither was good. One was short-lived, the other was dangerous to work with – and both were losing effectiveness. Enter Cornell entomologist Brian Nault, who spent a decade testing less toxic, more effective chemicals, which nearly all New York onion farmers now use.

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3-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 713832

Cornell to administer Grow-NY contest for food, ag startups

Cornell University

New York is a leader and an innovator in both agriculture and food production, and Cornell is partnering with the state to foster more growth in those spaces. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced May 31 that entries are being accepted for Grow-NY, a business competition and support program for innovative, high-growth startups in food and agriculture.

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3-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713825

Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., June 3, 2019 – Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population lives in a stressed water basin where the next climate change-driven incident could threaten access to an essential resource for agriculture, industry and life itself, according to a paper by University of California, Irvine researchers and others, published today in Nature Sustainability.

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3-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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